Don’t Stuff Your Feelings

They Always Find Their Way Back


Hello World, 

I haven’t posted a goodnight post in a while and not because of any reason other then I couldn’t think of anything to write ๐Ÿค”

Most of you know that all my posts, poems and quotes are written by me and that they really are about what I’m actually dealing with myself at that moment in time.. ๐Ÿ™„.. (It truly does take me longer to find a background image for my writing than it does to write what I write lol) 

Yet I’ve learned through my writing and by the beautiful responses I’ve received that I am not alone in my thinking nor am I alone with what I’m going through on a daily basis.. Good, bad or indifferent it’s life.. 

I’ve also learned from experience through the years, that stuffing my feelings doesn’t do anything other than compressing them into a ball that gets bigger the more I stuff and no matter what they always come back and always when you least expect it and they do come back tenfold… ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

Moral of this story: Don’t stuff your feelings cause they only come back to haunt you.. so deal with things as they come up cause no matter how hard they may be to face… In the long run you’ll be glad you did! 

Goodnight Universe..

Much love and sweet dreams ๐Ÿ’•

Ricci ๐Ÿ’•

It’s Your Emotions and Your Feelings

That Make Or Break Your Day


Hello World, 

 ๐Ÿค— BUS UPDATE ๐Ÿค—

First and foremost I want to say thank you to all that sent love and support for me on my sons birthday. It is still a very difficult time for me and you all helped get me through a difficult day and I am forever grateful to you all ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค— ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—

I spent the day crying and laughing working on the bus and focused on what Michael would have been doing and today while getting frustrated over the little things this poem popped into my head๐Ÿ™„ Go figure huh ..Needless to say I changed my mindset, tackled some little things and before I stopped I actually remembered to take some photos for YOU ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜€.

The foam flooring my daughter bought me is in (except for one piece in front of the fridge that’s driving me insane) The extension of the countertop is complete and now encloses the fridge (that’s where the white sheer curtain is hanging) I took that lazyboy recliner out because it was too big and I have a surprise for you next week… That space is now where my two doggie beds are and they love it. I put a six and a half foot shelf up above the counter and sink that I still have to put a lip on so stuff doesn’t slide off and I still have to paint/seal the wood on both the countertop and shelf.. I took out the boxspring of the bed and my son made me a platform for the mattress so now I have 18 inches of storage under the bed. I have to hook up the water and faucet and the inverter and solar system which will all be done next week along with the really cool surprise for you that I am so excited about.. ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ™ƒ. I still have a bunch to do yet omg I’m loving it and of course I keep changing my mind on stuff like the window privacy panels third times a charm๐Ÿ™„ still need more color cause it’s so blue and yellow (Michael’s favorite colors) yet I gotta brighten it up cause I LOVE colors ๐Ÿ’—

So my friends here’s some pics because if it wasn’t for all of you, all of your love, support, donations and belief in me I would not be where I am and I know without a doubt that Michael is smiling at us all!!!  WOO HOO MY FRIENDS IT’S HAPPENING… Much love to you all and thank you thank you thank you.. I AM GRATEFUL 

Ricci ๐Ÿ’•

Nothing Blooms All Year Long

Don’t Expect That You Should Too


Hello World,

As I sit here in bed for the past two days sick and feeling like crap… A friend of mine brought me some pretty flowers and said get well fast and these are to brighten your day…. ๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒป

It made me think of the flowers and how they bloom, then wither away.. And year after year they come back and bloom again and are just as beautiful as before..๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒป

Our lives are just like flowers and different chapters in our lives wither away too…. Just remember like flowers are beautiful and come back… No matter what you go through you will always come back and bloom too!!! โค๐ŸŒปโค๐ŸŒปโค๐ŸŒปโค

Goodnight Universe โค๐Ÿค—โค

Ricci ๐Ÿ’•

Always Focus On One Thing At A Time

That Way You Won’t Lose Your Mind ๐Ÿ˜€


Hello World,

On my way back from my trip all I could think of was getting busy on the bus and the thoughts and ideas of what I want to do were flooding my brain big-time and that’s what made me think of this poem today ๐Ÿค”

We have so many thoughts or ideas that pop into our head.. yet if we try to focus on  all of them then the ideas and thoughts we dread… ๐Ÿค”

So choose the one that inspires you and push the rest to the back of your mind.. cause the only way to get things done is to focus on one at a time โค๐Ÿ˜€โค

Have a beautiful day world ๐ŸŒป

Ricci ๐Ÿ’•

Family Isn’t About Blood

It’s About Connections From Your Heart!

Hello World,

As you all know my second mom passed away last week and although we lost touch for 20 yrs the first 15 yrs and the last 10 yrs we’ve been in touch just about every day. Yet in the last 10 yrs, Katy my bff, my sister, my heart and my rock lost her brother, then I lost my son and now her mom. 

There was no way I wasn’t going to get myself to Atlantic City even if I seriously had to walk to be here for them, as they have always been here for me over my life and as always the universe provided a way for me to fly there on Wednesday… 

I was in contact with Katy’s brother/my brother and we decided to keep it a surprise and not let Katy know… Katy lives in Paris and for 10 yrs we have been trying to get together, yet one thing or another kept preventing it.. not this time.. and to explain the emotion when we saw each other would be impossible… Yet although this wasn’t the reunion we had planned due to her mom passing… It has been a reunion like no other and I wanted to share it with you!!! 

Seeing friends and family that I grew up with that I haven’t seen in 30 years has been incredible… Brian and Keith my brothers, Andre the love of my life and Julio whom I love so very much and not a day has gone by in the past 30 yrs where I haven’t thought about them. Meeting my gorgeous neices Asia and Miranda and making new friends that are actually more family now Bonnie, Mary, Carl, Lori and reminiscing about the old days, making plans for new times and adventures and reconnecting with those I have and will always love is a feeling that I cannot explain and a feeling that will be in my heart forever and beyond. 

So my friends always always appreciate the moments you have and have had… so you’ll never regret the moments you’ve missed. Much love to you all today, forever and beyond!! 

Thank you all for understanding my absence as the funeral was yesterday and although I’m not going home until Wednesday,  I just wanted you all to know that I’m ok and I miss and love you all so very much… Thank you for all your messages, your love, your support and your genuine concern during my absence. YOU ALL truly mean the world to me and I mean that with all of my being โค๐Ÿค—โค๐Ÿค—

Have a beautiful rest weekend my friends ๐Ÿค—โค

Ricci ๐Ÿ’•

Life Smiles Back At You

When You Live A Positive Life


Hello World,

As Children are Taught The Golden Rules.. Do Onto Others, As You would have them do into you… I haven’t lived that way all my life but now I truly do… And I can actually truly say I’ve lived most of my life like that too ๐Ÿค—โค

Today was an incredible day, a heartwarming and productive day on the bus too…. Yet tonight a very special friend that has turned into my Family said something in a response to one of my posts on Instagram that made me stop and think… ๐Ÿค”

After my son passed away I became a very bitter, angry and very depressed soul, I lost me for over 18 months and when I made the decision to change my life and get me back it wasn’t an easy task… I was always a happy happy made everyone smile type of person and when I a started being me again life surrounded me with the most incredible souls and I wrote this because I’m so grateful for all of you and because it’s really true too……..๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ™„

That saying what comes around goes around  is really very true… Cause when you live your life in a positive way, life smiles right back at you ๐Ÿ˜โค

Iโ€™m now only needing help to get the 2000 watt inverter and the 200 watt solar panel kit for me to have electricity inside without using the engine batteries while stopped at night. The active link is below for anyone that can help or share the link if you can and Please click on โ€œRead Moreโ€ under the picture of me and my son to read all about me and my journey ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜

Thank you all for sharing youโ€ฆ I am ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿค—

https://www.gofundme.com/riccis-healing-journey

Goodnight Universe โค๐Ÿค—

Ricci ๐Ÿ’•

Every Day Is A Great Day

No Matter What Day Of The Week!


Hello World,

As you all know I don’t ever say the day of the week in my posts, I always say HAPPY DAY… yet for some reason today on every social media I write on there’s a bazillion HAPPY FRIDAY posts…

Yes it’s Friday and many work a Monday thru Friday work week, yet not everyone does… Some have to work weekends and their Friday may be a Tuesday… Some have their own businesses and hustle everyday. 

When we sit and constantly think about what day it is, we waste time rather than enjoying each and every moment, every single day… When we spend 2 minutes getting frustrated or angry we waste 2 minutes of happiness…๐Ÿค”

Don’t worry so much about what day it is.. concentrate on making EVERY DAY a great day and then it won’t matter what day it is cause every day will be a happy day..๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ™ƒ๐Ÿ˜Š

Every day is a happy day when we focus on all the good that’s in our life.. bad days only last as long as we allow them too.. So if your having a difficult time.. is it a difficult 5 minutes or are you milking it and making it last all day long… The length of time is up to you .. So make the good last longer than any difficultly you come across it really is that simple 

As for me I’m smiling… I’m now only $95 away from paying off the mechanic and bringing the bus home.. WOO HOO ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š please help if you are able cause I’m so very very close… The link is in my bio and thank you thank you thank you ALL 

https://www.gofundme.com/riccis-healing-journey
Have A HAPPY DAY World ๐ŸŒป๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ™ƒ๐Ÿ˜Š๐ŸŒป

Ricci ๐Ÿ’•